woke up this morning and there was an inch of snow covering everything. Surprise! Even though that Ground Hog declared we were in for an early spring.Read More
It's 11am on a Monday morning, I'm putting the finishing touches on my Christmas gifts, wearing my favorite fuzzy slippers and surf shop hoodie... and feeling lucky indeed.Read More
I watched my classmates hurry to work, chatting happily, as if the prospect of carving into a block of linoleum was going to be easy and fun. I gripped my trusty eraser, tapped my foot against the table leg and tried to imagine the most magnificent block print design the world had ever seen, but I was frozen with fear. I could not get my pencil to move. I drew a blank until the bell rang.Read More
It's Thanksgiving Eve. I'm doing laundry and packing to make the trip to San Diego in the morning. I've had Christmas music blasting since about 6:30am and it probably isn't going to stop all day. I've also been thinking through all the things I want to make for friends for Christmas. I think that's my favorite part of the holiday: making things to give to people I love and the music. The gatherings.
I'm dreaming up new project ideas... new surprises. I have no idea what this season will look like for my family but I am sure there will be lots of making and living and giving in our own way.
I'd post a picture but right now, it's all in my head. More soon!
May your Thanksgiving be warm, sweet, and full of people you love!